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Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Edward Salter Owen MC was an English poet and soldier. He was one of the leading poets of the First World War. His war poetry on the horrors of trenches and gas warfare was much influenced by his mentor Siegfried Sassoon and stood in contrast to the public perception of war at the time and to the confidently patriotic verse written by earlier war poets such as Rupert Brooke. Among his best-known works – most of which were published posthumously – are... Read More

BornWilfred Edward Salter Owen
18 March 1893
Oswestry, Shropshire, England
Died4 November 1918 (aged 25)
Sambre–Oise Canal, France


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